Breaking News

Attah, former CPS to Abacha, Abdulsalami dies at 71

Kindly Share This Story:

By Peter Duru

MAKURDI—THE former Chief Press Secretary to late General Sani Abacha and General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.), Chief David Attah, is dead.

Chief Attah, 71, died Tuesday at about 6:45a.m. at a private hospital in Jos, the Plateau State capital.

The death of the renowned journalist was confirmed to Vanguard by his younger brother and Permanent Secretary in the Benue State Ministry of Information, Mr. Elvis Attah.

Until his death, Chief Attah held the traditional titles of Ondoma K’Idoma, Enyioma of Ibeku and Oyame of Igumale.

When Vanguard visited the Makurdi home of the late septuagenarian, sympathisers were seen trooping to his residence to condole with members of his family.

Meanwhile, his family is yet to announce burial arraignments.

Kindly Share This Story:
All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from VANGUARD NEWS.


Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!